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Vestas wins 50 MW order in Norway

The firm and unconditional order is for the Ånstadblåheia wind park in the municipality of Sortland, continuing the momentum Vestas has built in Norway. The contract includes supply and installation of the wind turbines, as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement. Delivery of the wind turbines is expected to begin … Continue reading Vestas wins 50 MW order in Norway

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Vestas wins 112 MW order for the V126-3.45 MW wind turbine with de-icing system

The firm and unconditional order is for the Raskiftet wind park in the municipalities of Åmot and Trysil. The order includes Vestas’ advanced de-icing system, using air heaters to capture, heat, and propel air within the turbine blades. With VestasOnline SCADA integration, the de-icing system continuously monitors the turbines’ performance and engages when there is … Continue reading Vestas wins 112 MW order for the V126-3.45 MW wind turbine with de-icing system

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Google Wind Energy Coming to Norway and Sweden

Google have been heavily investing in the renewable energy sector for quite some time now. This has become apparent with their purchasing of various wind farms across the globe, including their recent investment in Kenya’s largest ever wind farm.  Now, it seems that Google are not making healthy contributions to projects in both Norway and … Continue reading Google Wind Energy Coming to Norway and Sweden

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Europe sees two big wind energy purchase agreements in June

Two of the world’s largest companies signed wind power deals in the UK and Norway last month, as Europe continues to see a strong year for Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).   On 30 June, Google signed a 12-year deal with Zephyr and Norse Vind Energi for the 160MW Tellenes plant in the Southwest of Norway. … Continue reading Europe sees two big wind energy purchase agreements in June

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Wind power in Norway: Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind farm

Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 50 onshore wind turbines in Norway. Project developers are Zephyr AS and Norsk Vind Energi AS. Funds managed by BlackRock are providing equity financing for the project. The wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, will … Continue reading Wind power in Norway: Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind farm

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Google buys output from 160 MW norwegian wind farm

Google has purchased 100% of the output of a 160 MW Norwegian wind power farm to be built south of Stavanger, Norway, through a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA). Zephyr AS is a Norwegian wind power company that develops projects in southern and central Norway. The company was established in 2006 and has since then … Continue reading Google buys output from 160 MW norwegian wind farm

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Vestas receives 52 MW Norwegian order for upgraded 3 MW platform

All turbines will feature the upgraded 3 MW platform, optimising the annual energy production and lowering the levelised cost of energy. The Vestas turbines have been ordered for the Hamnefjell Wind Farm, which will be located in the north eastern part of Norway – a region known for its high-wind conditions. The contract comprises supply, … Continue reading Vestas receives 52 MW Norwegian order for upgraded 3 MW platform

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Wind energy in Norway: Vestas wind turbines for 1 GW wind power project

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 278 wind turbines totaling 1001 MW, from Fosen Vind DA in Norway.  The 1 GW order comprises turbines for six different wind parks in Norway, which combined will be Europe’s largest onshore wind project to date.   Emphasising the flexibility of Vestas’ product portfolio, the record … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway: Vestas wind turbines for 1 GW wind power project

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Nordic wind farm players agree merger

Norway’s Havgul Clean Energy and Sweden’s Triventus Wind Power are merging to form Havgul Nordic.   The new entity will be the first pan-Nordic wind farm developer and have 15 projects totalling 1554 MW under development in Finland, Norway and Sweden. The companies said Havgul Nordic will “provide a single platform for investors to access … Continue reading Nordic wind farm players agree merger

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NordLink HVDC interconnector between Norway and Germany will use Nexans’ subsea power cables

First ever power interconnector between Norway and Germany will be Nexans’ largest subsea power cable contract to date in terms of length and value Contract value is approximately 0,5 Bn Euros. The Norwegian and German power grids will be able to share green energy directly for the first time thanks to Nexans submarine HVDC (high … Continue reading NordLink HVDC interconnector between Norway and Germany will use Nexans’ subsea power cables

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Wind energy in Norway: Statkraft and Vestas have signed a Letter of Intent to supply wind turbines

Today, there is information in the market regarding Vestas having been appointed preferred supplier for six planned wind power plants in Norway. Vestas can confirm that Statkraft and Vestas have signed a Letter of Intent to supply wind turbines for the Fosen and Snillfjord/Hitra projects in Norway. If this results in firm and unconditional orders … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway: Statkraft and Vestas have signed a Letter of Intent to supply wind turbines

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Norway’s Statkraft plans $8 billion renewable energy drive, hydro and wind power

The Government’s proposal to bolster Statkraft SF’s equity by NOK 5 billion was adopted by the Norwegian Parliament on 11 December 2014. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries will also reduce its overall dividend from Statkraft by NOK 5 billion over the 2016-2018 period. With an equity increase totalling NOK 10 billion, Statkraft will … Continue reading Norway’s Statkraft plans $8 billion renewable energy drive, hydro and wind power

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Wind power in Norway: Eolus Vind secures approval for 330 MW wind farm

Eolus Vind, a wind power developers in Sweden, has secured permit for an onshore 330MW wind farm, called Øyfjellet, in Norway from theNorwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE).   Now, the final approval of the permit will be decided by the country’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. The project Øyfjellet is located outside Mosjøen … Continue reading Wind power in Norway: Eolus Vind secures approval for 330 MW wind farm

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Electric Vehicles Became more Than A Niche In Norway

When it comes to electric vehicles and overall happiness, Norway seems to have things figured out. With 15% of the new car market share, electric cars have become the best-selling vehicles in the small Scandinavian country, and this video from Nissan explains how that’s possible. Through smart and effective use of its natural resources, tax … Continue reading Electric Vehicles Became more Than A Niche In Norway

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Wind energy blows away fossil power in The Nordics

Wind energy is blowing gas and coal-fired turbines out of business in the Nordic countries, and the effects will be felt across the Baltic region as the renewable glut erodes utility margins for thermal power stations. Fossil power plants in Finland and Denmark act as swing-producers, helping to meet demand when hydropower production in Norway … Continue reading Wind energy blows away fossil power in The Nordics

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Norway losing in $6billion wind energy boom

Divergent tax policies mean Norway risks missing out on most of a $6billion wind-power boom while neighboring Sweden benefits. Norway, which aims to triple wind capacity by the end of the decade, has erected one turbine for every seven installed in Sweden since the countries signed a pact to share renewable production two years ago. … Continue reading Norway losing in $6billion wind energy boom

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Norway wants to turn its huge oil fund greener

Oil-rich Norway moved Friday to target its huge sovereign wealth fund’s investments more closely at boosting green businesses, but environmentalists said the proposals were not strong enough. In its yearly policy paper on the fund — the world’s largest — the rightwing government also proposed giving the central bank, which manages the fund day-to-day, more … Continue reading Norway wants to turn its huge oil fund greener

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Tesla electric vehicles breaks norwegian sales records

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has been making news too often these days. The company, which recently launched its sedan the Model S, has reported that it sold 1493 sedans in Norway and that too for the month of March alone. This is something remarkable considering that the country has over five million denizens. What makes … Continue reading Tesla electric vehicles breaks norwegian sales records

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Norway to become first nation where one in every 100 cars is electric

Popular electric vehicles in Norway include the Think and Buddy, which are both produced by Norwegian car makers, as well as Nissan’s Leaf and Tesla models. An electric vehicle currently fails to turn heads, especially in the nation’s capital of Oslo. Norway had a fledgling electric car industry of its own years ago. In order … Continue reading Norway to become first nation where one in every 100 cars is electric

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Norway: electric vehicles lead the car market

In Norway, electric vehicles are out-selling conventional cars, giving the country the world’s highest rate of EV ownership. Norwegians are buying more electric vehicles (EVs) than conventionally fuelled models. More than 1,200 EVs are now being sold every month in Norway And in the last three months of 2013 two EVs – the electric sports … Continue reading Norway: electric vehicles lead the car market

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